Courtesy of The Best FestHeart‘s Ann Wilson and Boz Scaggs are among the many music artists who will take part in the 2016 Dylan Fest, a two-show series of concerts celebrating Bob Dylan‘s 75th birthday next month. The concerts, which will be held May 23 and 24 at Nashville’s legendary Ryman Auditorium, are the latest in a series of benefit shows curated by The Best Fest.

The events also will feature performances by Emmylou Harris; pop singer Kesha; country stars Wynonna Judd and Kacey Musgraves; George Harrison‘s son, Dhani; and many others. Some surprise guests also will appear at the concerts. Tickets for the shows go on sale April 16. Proceeds raised will benefit the Nashville-based Thistle Farms, a charity that helps female survivors of prostitution, trafficking and addiction.

Dylan’s actual 75th birthday takes place on May 24.

The Best Fest previously has staged tribute concerts to a variety of well-known artists, including Dylan, Tom Petty, The Rolling Stones, Brian Wilson, Fleetwood Mac and George Harrison, in several cities across the U.S. For more information, visit

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